Death Announcements


This page contains notices announcing the recent deaths of Club members, often with details of their involvement with the Alpine Club and, occasionally, with information about their funeral/memorial arrangements.


Members can log into the website to leave their comments and tributes.


More complete obituaries for members are compiled in the Alpine Journal. Suzanne Strawther (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) is the current Alpine Journal Obituaries Editor.  If you would like to contribute to an obituary, please contact her directly.



Ronald 'Ronnie' Faux

The Club was saddened to learn of the death of Ronald 'Ronnie' Faux at the age of 88. Ronnie had been a member of the Club since 1991.




Paul Herbert

We have been informed by his family of the death on 5 June of Paul Herbert who had been a member since 1961.




Jeremy Talbot

We are saddened to learn of the death on 6 July of Jeremy Talbot, a longstanding member who joined in 1964.




Tony Riley

The Club was sad to learn of the death on Sunday 30 June of Tony Riley, a member since 2008.




John Ashcroft

The Club has recenlty been informed of the death of John Ashcroft. John had been a member of the Club for more than 50 years and the committee would like to express our sincere condolences to John's friends and family at this difficult time.

A funeral will be held on 11 June.